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Nick Statt / The Verge:
Facebook starts testing Snapchat-style camera effects, ephemeral private photo sharing from main app in Ireland   —  Prepping for battle  —  Facebook's war on Snapchat is entering a new stage of hostilities.  Starting today, Facebook will expand testing of a new camera in its main app …
Oct 28, 2016, 9:22 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Samsung expects to lose about $3B in operating profit from Q4 2016 through Q1 2017 due to Note7 recall   —  The cost of playing with fire  —  Samsung says the Galaxy Note 7 discontinuation will cost it around $3 billion over the course of the next two fiscal quarters.
Oct 13, 2016, 9:25 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Verizon to offer data plans for drones and plans on testing drones that could act as aerial cell towers to plug holes in network coverage   —  Verizon will soon start offering data plans for drones, allowing pilots to connect their devices to the telecom's network to stream video and transmit …
Oct 7, 2016, 6:35 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Apple debuts Apple Watch Series 2 with “swimproof” water resistance up to 50 meters, built-in GPS, new ceramic chassis variant, brighter display, 50% faster SoC   —  Apple unveiled its second generation smartwatch today at its annual mobile hardware event, and it is unsurprisingly called the Apple Watch 2.
Sep 7, 2016, 1:42 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Facebook open sources three computer vision tools that can identify objects within photos: DeepMask, SharpMask, and MultiPathNet   —  DeepMask and SharpMask are now open source  —  Facebook is open sourcing a set of computer vision software tools that can identify both the variety and the shape of objects within photos.
Aug 26, 2016, 10:50 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Google brings Wi-Fi Assistant, a previously exclusive Project Fi feature that cuts down on data usage, to all Nexus devices in the US, UK, Canada, and more   —  Starting in the coming weeks, Google is adding a new data-saving perk for owners of its Nexus smartphones.
Aug 24, 2016, 4:55 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Intel introduces Joule, a new chip module for developers to bring computer vision tech to cheap prototypes   —  Intel today introduced a new chip module it calls Joule, a tiny board for developers designed to bring powerful computer vision technology to cheap and easy-to-make prototypes.
Aug 16, 2016, 3:25 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Twitter now lets anyone request a verified account   —  Twitter is opening the blue checkmark to everyone.  Starting today, the company will let users request a verified account on its website by filling out a form with a verified phone number and email address, a profile photo …
Jul 19, 2016, 1:55 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Inside Facebook's Mobile Device Lab, which houses about 60 server racks to test its apps for performance and battery consumption on older phones   —  Deep inside Facebook's very first data center, located in a sprawling facility in the hills of Prineville, OR, lies a series of about 60 server racks.
Jul 13, 2016, 1:25 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
60 Tbps FASTER cable, linking US West Coast with Japan, and backed by Google and several telecom companies, begins service   —  A new undersea internet cable funded in part by Google and connecting Japan with the US is slated to go online starting June 30th.
Jun 30, 2016, 2:00 AMIn context

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